Ramiro Losada-Amor

Ramiro Losada-Amor

Ramiro Losada-Amor teaches undergraduate architecture at NewSchool of Architecture & Design and a Principal of Losada García Architects, a highly recognized architecture firm based in San Diego, CA and Madrid, Spain. His firm has earned multiple national and international awards.

2015 Design Vanguard Award, Architectural Record

In 2015, Ramiro Losada Amor and his partner, Alberto García Jiménez’s firm, Losada García Architects were named “Top 10 Emerging Architecture Firms Worldwide” by receiving the Architectural Record’s 2015 Design Vanguard Award. The annual Design Vanguard issue, which began in 2000, spotlights architects doing some of the most innovative work in the field who will lead the profession in the future. They are the firms at the forefront of design, led by architects to watch. Architecture critic, David Cohn, says Losada and García “represent a new breed of Spanish architect” who in times of crisis in Spain are diversifying their work across continents and taking advantage of opportunities wherever they emerge. “For Losada and García, like others of their generation, one of the challenges of contemporary practice is how to move in this virtual, dispersed, and quickly changing world without losing touch with solid ground.” (Architectural Record) Read the full article here.

Building of the Year 2016, ArchDaily/Plataforma Arquitectura-America

Ramiro and his firm Losada Garcia’s design of La Gota Cultural Center and The Tobacco Museum (in Navalmoral de la Mata, Spain) was awarded the “Building of the Year 2016” by ArchDaily/Plataforma Arquitectura-America. The building “hosts temporary spaces, a permanent exhibition for the painter Sofia Feliu and a Tobacco Museum. The geometry of the Centre is attributed to the structure of the tobacco plant with the principle of equality and diversity that we also see in these vegetables - the leaves are similar but different at the same time. The building contains a core for vertical communication and a structure from which plants appear with equal size and morphology, but with different heights and characters that are slightly offset.” says Losada Amor.

View more images of the building and read the full article here.

A+ Awards 2016 Special Mention, Architizer

In 2015, Ramiro co-taught the student project that created the STEAM Pavilion which earned a nomination for an Orchid design award in San Diego, CA as well as a A+ Awards Special Mention from Architizer. The A+ Awards by Architizer is the world’s largest and fastest growing website for architecture has launched the definitive architectural award program with 115+ categories and more than 350 jurors. In 2016, the Architizer A+ Awards received entries from a 100 countries, representing the best of architecture and design worldwide. (Architizer)